Peter Berkowitz has the backstory on Spanish Gold, scheduled to play the May 28 Waterfront Wednesday show. He also has an interview with Harlan native Chervon Koeune, who’s playing the Haymarket Whiskey Bar on Friday.
We overlooked Peter Berkowitz’s interview with Young Widows in last Wednesday’s LEO. If you haven’t read it, check it out here.
Peter Berkowitz at LEO has an short interview with Louisville’s Sweatermeat. Read it here.
Wanna know what’s going on with Arcade Fire, currently in town, rehearsing for their Reflektor tour kick-off show at Yum! tomorrow? Peter Berkowitz has the interview.
Berkowitz’s B-Sides column also features a chat with Louisville’s The Instruction and their upcoming-someday next release.
Catherine Irwin offers her opinion about the minimum wage.
The Watson Twins, Louisville natives now living large in Los Angeles, are playing the last WFPK Winter Wednesday show at the Clifton Center tonight, along with Bob Schneider. To help them, out Peter Berkowitz has a write-up in this week’s LEO. Sara Havens has an interview with NY/Philly folk duo My Gay Banjo, playing at the Rudyard on Saturday.
Peter Berkowitz also has a piece on Sebadoh, which plays Zanzabar on Thursday, February 20.
Over at the LEO this week, Peter Berkowitz has a feature on folk singer and railroad man John Paul “J.P.” Wright, who will be performing with John Gage and Utah Phillips’ son Duncan Phillips with Kate MacLeod at the Rudyard on Saturday.
Ye olde LEO has a People edition for Christmas week. Musically, there is a Bill Doolittle-penned interview with the new Louisville Orchestra conductor, Teddy Abrams. Peter Berkowitz profiles Junk Yard Dogs for the B-Sides column. Berkowitz also has the story on some of the best Louisville music, based on a survey of unspecified people in the business. Kyle Meredith gets to pick has top five favorite songs. There’s a number of profiles of other folks as well, though not music-related.
In this week’s LEO, Peter Berkowitz has an interview with Ivan Neville of Dumpstaphunk, which band is set to play Headliners on Thursday, October 24.